Ljubljana & Maribor

Let’s just say that spelling isn’t exactly a forte of mine.  Spelling in another language is doubly difficult.  Because Slovenian words aren’t exactly logical for a native English speaker, I felt like I was double and triple checking myself all day trying to enter a simple city into the GPS.  L-j-u-b-l-j-a-n-a.  Finally!  It is the capital and largest city in Slovenia and is the home of another Olmsted Scholar, Scott Johnson, and his wife Carolynn (who graciously allowed us to stay at their house even though they were away on vacation!)  Before making to Ljubljana though, we made a quick pit-stop in Maribor, Slovenia’s 2nd largest city.  … [Read More]